Soft Tissue Rheumatic Disorders

  title={Soft Tissue Rheumatic Disorders},
  author={Roaa Mahroos and Hani Almoallim},
  journal={Skills in Rheumatology},
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Clinical Utility of Sonography in Diagnosing Plantar Fasciitis

The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of sonography in the detection of plantar fasciitis (PF) compared with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in subjects with inferior

Ultrasonographic assessment of Baker's cysts after intra‐articular corticosteroid injection in knee osteoarthritis

To assess sonographic changes in Baker's cysts (BCs) of patients with knee osteoarthritis after a single intra‐articular corticosteroid injection, a large number of patients receive at least one injection.

Soft tissue disease.

Diagnosis of Baker Cyst

If a Baker cyst completely ruptures rather than dissects into the calf, it may not be detected by an ultrasound B scan, and arthrography would still be necessary for an accurate diagnosis.

Woody hands in a patient with pancreatic carcinoma: a variant of cancer‐associated fasciitis‐panniculitis syndrome

The patietU developed uncontrolled haematemcsis and was demonstrated at laparotomy to have disseminated pancreatic carcinoma and the unusual clinical features and lemporal relationship between the skin changes and the tumour suggested a paraneo‐plastic eruption.

Septic ischial bursitis in patients with spinal cord injury

Septic ischial bursitis is described in 4 patients with spinal cord injury who responded well to local drainage and excision of the bursa and infection was due to beta hemolytic streptococcus,1 S. aureus,1 and S. epidermidis.

Osteoarticular complications of erysipelas.

The etiology and treatment of tennis elbow

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    The Journal of sports medicine
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Treatment includes relief of inflamma tion, improvement of tissue quality by exercise, decrease in the moments of force to which the forearm is subjected, and surgery when indicated.

Antibody-mediated aplastic anemia and diffuse fasciitis.

IT has been suggested that aplastic anemia may be due to either a deficiency of hematopoietic stem cells or an adverse interaction between stem cells and factors in the marrow microenvironment.1 Th...